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Bioprinting-based strategies for regenerative medicine, drug development and food technology applications

Submission deadline: 20 May 2023
Special Issue Editors
João Carlos Silva
Department of Bioengineering, Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (iBB), University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: 3D bioprinting; 3D hierarchical scaffolds; Osteochondral tissue engineering; Additive manufacturing; Bioreactors
Paola Sanjuan-Alberte
Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (iBB) – Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: 3D bioprinting; Tissue engineering; Bioelectronics; Bio-inspired materials; Decellularized ECM; Cardiac regeneration
Special Issue Information

Dear colleagues:

3D bioprinting allows the fabrication of highly complex 3D structures composed by biocompatible materials and living cells in a rapid, versatile and reproducible manner. Thus, 3D bioprinting holds great potential in the development of novel biomimetic tissue/organ transplants to address the organ shortage crisis, as well as more reliable in vitro 3D models for drug testing and disease modeling, mitigating the need for animal models. Besides this, 3D bioprinting is also becoming a promising tool towards the production of cell-based or cultivated meat. This thriving field has experienced substantial development over the last five years, aimed at developing food products in a more sustainable and ethical way.

This special issue aims to gather manuscripts (original research, review, perspective and short communication articles) highlighting recent advancements on the development of novel bioinks and bioprinting-based strategies for applications in the fields of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, drug development, and food biotechnology/industry.

Keywords
3D Bioprinting
Additive Manufacturing
Biofabrication
Tissue Engineering
In vitro models
Bioinks
Drug screening
Disease modeling
Food Printing
Cultivated meat
Custom-designed medicinal/food products
Published Paper (1 Paper)
REVIEW

3D (bio)printing of magnetic hydrogels: Formulation and applications in tissue engineering

Duarte Almeida, Paola Sanjuan-Alberte, João C. Silva, Frederico Castelo Ferreira
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International Journal of Bioprinting, Electronic ISSN: 2424-8002 Print ISSN: 2424-7723, Published by AccScience Publishing